How To Be Guided by God

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Years ago, Dianne and I found ourselves on the southern border of Texas, preparing to enter Mexico as missionaries. But we hadn't the faintest idea where to minister in that vast country. So we spent a day in a motel seeking God. It was a typical missionary situation. We were on the way, but did not know exactly where to go. The Lord spoke to both of us through some biblical principles.

While we prayed, we felt peace that we should go to the next large city in Mexico, beyond the border towns. This was Ciudad Victoria, about 200 miles south of Texas. We had the name of a missionary there, although we did not know him personally. So off we went the next day.

Upon arrival in Ciudad Victoria, we looked up the missionary. He explained how …